Facebook WhatsApp Previous articlewhenyoung: album announcementNext article20 new jobs from accounting technician apprenticeships Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites Email TAGSbusinessfoodLimerick City and CountyNewsTechnology RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin NewsBusinessFood for thought on new Limerick websiteBy Bernie English – April 11, 2019 694 Advertisement Eamon Ryan, Head of Enterprise at the Limerick Local Enterprise OfficeA NEW food website which will offer a platform for everything to do with food in Limerick and promote local food entrepreneurs will go live within the month.Members of Limerick City and County Council learned of the new website during a presentation from Eamon Ryan, Head of Enterprise at the Local Enterprise Office on progress on the implementation of the Food Strategy and the plans for 2019.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Mr Ryan told the monthly council meeting that the website “will be a one-stop shop for food in Limerick. The object is to create a platform for Limerick producers and businesses.The website will go live on the Limerick.ie site and it will be open to Limerick food producers and businesses to put up content promoting their own businesses, he said.Among the plans for the coming year, he told councillors that there have been seven units secured in Arthur’s Quay Park for local producers, at the heart of the Riverfest village.“There is a big project to bring city street dining and food trucks but that won’t happen overnight and is tied into the way in which the city is developed.There are also plans to develop a Limerick food brand and logo but that will have to be looked at in conjunction with the roll-out of brand Limerick, currently contracted out to UK marketing company Saatchi and Saatchi.There are also plans for a start your own food business programme which sees ten prospective food entrepreneurs enrol at a time.A ‘Meet the Buyer event is also organised at which producers will get a chance to pitch directly to Supervalu. Exercise With Oxygen Training at Ultimate Health Clinic Print Ann & Steve Talk Stuff | Episode 29 | Levelling Up Twitter O’Connells Butchers bringing a new element to customer service Limerick businesses urged to accept Irish Business Design Challenge Limerick on Covid watch list
× White powder found at school deemed harmlessA white powder found at John M. Bailey Community School on Tuesday, December 20, that caused an emergency response turned out to be cornmeal, according to school officials. Early that afternoon, kids found a balloon with powder inside in the schoolyard. When the balloon popped and sprayed powder on the kids, a parent noticed and notified school officials, who called the authorities.According to school officials, multiple police and fire personnel responded to the call, and one student was taken by ambulance to Bayonne Medical Center where medical personnel determined the powder was not dangerous, and the students was promptly returned to school. Amalgamated Transit Union toy drive and donation for highways and windmill allianceAmalgamated Transit Union (ATU) held a toy drive and raised funds for Bayonne’s Highway’s and Windmill Alliance on Thursday, December 15.The union has made this an annual campaign recognizing the late Cookie Daughtrey through her daughter Erica Daughtrey, who has established a close working relationship with the ATU.ATU State Chairman Ray Greaves, a Bayonne resident said, “Reverend Perez and the many volunteers at Windmill do a remarkable job of helping others, and the ATU is proud to be able to support their cause and efforts.”Corrections officers give away toysSpecial needs students at Washington School were in for a treat on Thursday, December 22, when a group of Hudson County corrections officers came to give them toys for Christmas. Corrado DeVincenzo, a corrections officer at the Hudson County Correctional Facility in Kearny, said, “We work in the jail cell, so we’re not as visible to the community. We’re trying to do more to get involved, get out there, and show what we can do.”The welfare of childrenTwo Bayonne residents in recent weeks were charged with endangering the welfare of a child. On Monday, December 19, Jennifer Ciaglia crashed her green Jeep into two parked pickup trucks on 31st Street while intoxicated, with her 5-year-old son in the back seat, according to the Bayonne Police Department. The child was uninjured, but his mother was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated and endangering the welfare of a child.Another parent, a Bayonne man whose name has not been released, was placed under arrest on December 13 for leaving his 15-month-old daughter in a running car at Newport Centre Mall for around 20 minutes, according to the Hudson County Prosecutor. The man was charged with endangering the welfare of a child.